A Message from International Security Expert Mikko Hyppönen

Mikko is on the cutting edge of malware research and he’ll be sharing his findings at WHD.global on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 with his presentation, “The Digital Battle Against Extortionists, Scammers, Terrorists, and Spies in a World that’s Gone Online.” At this insightful session you’ll get an insider’s look at what the next killer virus […]

Cloud and Internet News Update (January 25, 2017)

HPE to acquire hyperconvergence company SimpliVity for $650 M cash Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced its $650M acquisition of SimpliVity which signals further validation of the hyperconverged infrastructure concept. This could signal some serious competition for market leader Nutanix. Analysts have noted that differentiation through value-added software is essential to remain competitive. Cisco buys AppDynamics to […]

Cloud and Internet News Update (January 16, 2017)

E-commerce Platform Magento Raises $250m This month, Magento the e-commerce platform that powers 250,000 sites (and was spun out from eBay in 2015) got $250 million in funding to accelerate its growth in Asia. The funding was from Hillhouse Capital, a large VC firm headed by Chinese investor and entrepreneur Zhang Lei. After Finding Validation […]

Get to Know the WorldHostingDays Content Advisory Board

WorldHostingDays is the global event series for the cloud services and internet infrastructure industries. Building these useful, engaging and inspiring events – as you can imagine – can be an enormous task. To ensure we have great content, we’ve sought input from professionals in our community who we admire and respect – and now we’ve formalized this approach with […]

Cloud and Internet News Update (January 6, 2017)

Nvidia GeForce Now Ever wish you could play high-end PC games on your svelte Macbook Air? Nvidia is making that a reality by providing powerhouse gaming PCs in the cloud. Announced at CES, GeForce Now is a cloud-based service that connects Macs and Windows PCs to gaming computers in the cloud and the company CEO […]

Four Domain Industry Predictions for 2017 from RightOfTheDot President Monte Cahn

Domain consultancy RightOfTheDot and NameJet are running their highly anticipated premium domain auction at NamesCon for the third year in a row. The domain name sales of this event have exceeded $350 million in total, and this auction will be the biggest one yet. It takes place January 23, 2017 at 3pm PST. Want to know what trends are driving […]

Announcing the Latest WHD.global Speaker, Video Streaming Pioneer Fabian Thylmann

From formats like VHS tapes and DVDs to today’s streaming services, it’s undeiable that the desire to watch pornography has helped move technology forward. Fabian Thylmann was among the most important innovators in the streaming of adult content. Before streaming video became mainstream, he founded Manwin (now MindGeek) which is the company that would eventually […]